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that poverty because she lacks a decent education or health care. for a community that views her future as their own that should bother all of us. >> i warns about the the dangers of the country of a growing inequality and a record income gap. the president argued that decade's long shift in the economy has undermind all groups poor and middle class that now face the same problems once attributed to inner city minority groups. one prescription is the height to the federal minimum wage now at 7.25 per hour. >> i'm going to keep pushing till we get a higher minimum wage for hard working american across the country. it will be good for the economy and our families. >> president made his call one day before thousands of fast food workers in 100 cities nationwide walked off the job on thursday in protest of low pay. these workers want a minimum wage hike to $15 per hower, higher than what the democrats want in the state at $10 an hour. president obama supports the 10.10 hike. congress has not raised the wage since 2009 on the legislation passed with george w. bush was president. >> is an inc
solve that, we will have major advances and a new education and training center. >> and how is the investment focus, do you think, and the strategic focus, going to shift as we look beyond a steady state afghanistan operation? >> i think we will very -- nato was very wise to invest in command and control. command and control is absolutely crucial. and now, we have a new technology. we understand much better how we can interact at a distance. we must, as well, deploy some demand and control elements. and how we can empower, i who say, the strategy corporal in the field, with the new technology. so we have a lot of things. in terms of the country as well. and certainly in the air/land domain, how we work again better together. we improve the efficiency. and the keys are the joint intellnnceg of everything. and afterwards, selective measures, selective effects to reach the best level of efficiency, i would say, on the realm, depending on the effects that we are really expecting from those system, those people, those men and women. >> you just had an industry day. have you been
. >> pelley: nelson mandela once said education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world. jim axelrod found that message changed the hearts of some american students. >> reporter: when nelson mandela visited madison park high school in roxbury, massachusetts, in 1990 the crowd went wild. eager to hear his words of wisdom. >> the youth of today are the leaders of tomorrow. >> reporter: a 16-year-old sophomore in the gim nassium that day. >> the youth of today are the leaders of tomorrow. and at the time that was one of the things that really stuck to my head. so this day i try to instill the same concept in my students. >> reporter: mandela's speech was a turning point in his young life. he decided he too wanted to lead from the classroom as a teacher. >> okay. the word freedom, but freedom is not free. >> reporter: now he's a history teacher at brighton high school in boston, hoping to a model in a school where more than one in ten students drop out. born to poor immigrant parents in the west african nation of cape verde, dipina knows well the barriers to a child's succes
, schools are relying more and more on the internet to help educate students. but is the expense of getting online keeping some kids from getting the education they deserve? peggy fox has the story coming up at 5:30. top. >> a lot of clouds today, but radar is quiet. we are close to seasonal average. temperatures in the 40s. 47 downtown. 46 in gaithersburg. 45 in leesburg and manassas. we'll come back and tell you if you need an umbrella tomorrow or wednesday and tell you when the 60s are going to roll in. >>> after hundreds of fixes to healthcare.gov, the obama administration said it is working, but not perfectly. i'm tara in washington with the story coming up. >>> drone to doorstep delivery? the new way you could receive your online purchases. >>> the ceo of amazon has an amazing new plan to use drones in the future. he unveiled the details of the secret research and development project for the first time on 60 minutes. the goal of the plan is to get your packages to your doorstep by mini drones. within 30 minutes after they are ordered. so is this even possible? how quickly can we sign
we could save or have people contribute to our kids' college education, as well as teaching our kids how to donate to things that are meaningful to them and that is how triple the gift was born. >> so how does it work? it sounds like a gift registry or wedding registry. >> right. you personalize it, a person can put the child's name, event, joey's christmas registry, and a special message for family and friends to see. they invite family and friends to see it through e-mails, with a link or can directly e-mail from the website that we set up a registry. >> do you list what you want for the child as well as gifts or amounts of money if i donations? how does that work? >> you can definitely put in there any sort of message. if that child is saving for a special technological gift or whatever. when parents set up the registry, they designate how much for the gift card, how much for college savings and how much for the charity of their choice. >> so is there a service fee or charge to set up the registry? >> there is no service fee to view it. there is a charge for when someone contribut
under $40 a month. i got education benefits. i work at walmart. i'm a pharmacist. sales associate. i manage produce. i work in logistics. there's more to walmart than you think. vo: opportunity. that's the real walmart. you won't take our future. aids affects us all. even babies. chevron is working to stop mother-to-child transmission. our employees and their families are part of the fight. and we're winning. at chevron nigeria, we haven't had a reported case in 12 years. aids is strong. aids is strong. but we are stronger. and aids... ♪ aids is going to lose. aids is going to lose. ♪ >>> it has been the one major storm cloud hanging over college football this season, the most important player, jamison winstons with florida state regarding important stuff, rape or consensual stuff? it's a complex investigation. the prosecutors said there was not enough evidence to support charging winston, a hen ate by the woman involved had been drinking and her recollection was somewhat broken. dna was of another male was found, complicating things as well. christine brittan has written extens
about your product and the difference in dairy that you like to bring to the world. it's an education, you were saying. snowville creamery is what we're talking about. but what is, help me pronounce it. >> cream fresh. we actually stayn and say which sour cream, just to give an idea, you know, the best way to understand cream fresh is to think about it in terms of dairy products you know. so you've got some sour cream over there. sour cream on the far left. that's a 20 percent product. whipping cream is 40 percent. >> the big one, right. >> butter is 80 percent fat. and we're going to talk today about how your new favorite holiday. >> i'm going to try it. >> oh, go ahead. >> it says sour cream, okay. it is very rich. but that's not -- everybody's scared of getting fat. is that going to be a problem? >> i believe that this is the most nutritious fat that you can put in your body. this is from grass fed dairy cows. look at that color. >> and your argument is, what, i have all these things in my refrigerator. why should i buy this instead? >> just have this instead of all of those. >> wh
work, over 400 people are promoted every day. healthcare starting under $40 a month. i got education benefits. i work at walmart. i'm a pharmacist. sales associate. i manage produce. i work in logistics. there's more to walmart than you think. vo: opportunity. that's the real walmart. ...are the hands that do good things for the whole community: thvie enronment, seniors, kids, and animals. that's why we created the share the love event. by the end of this year, the total donated by subaru could reach 35 million dollars. you get a great deal on a new subaru. we'll donate 250 dollars to a choice of charities that benefit your community. it feels good to be a helping hand. >>> that's going to do it for 9 news at 6:00. we apologize we did not get to bring you peggy fox's story on that new virginia state police safety app. we will have it for you tonight at your only local news at 7:00. >> we've got to say good-bye to our fantastic director. this is his last show here. robin, we wish >> pelley: tonight, celebrating mandela. south africans pay tribute to the father of their country as the
was familiar with howard and the extent to which howard had anticipated in african education the same as the university of ft. hayre has participated in african education in east and central africa. that was a very smooth relationship for the two universities and i went there as a result set up an office, howard university, to help put in place collaboration between our university and university at howard. the bottom line of that was that we at howard established what we call the south african research and archive al project to study the anti-apartheid movement in the united states. >> dr. harris, what would you say is the legacy, the dual legacy, of nelson mandela both in south africa and in this country? and i guess i'm asking that specificically because you sort of had a bird's eye view of what he was able to do in the country and what he was able to create by extension, by reaching out to howard university to say we want there to be some role here in what happens with south africa going forward. >> well, we were very excited when he came because everyone knew about him. in respons
every day. healthcare starting under $40 a month. i got education benefits. i work at walmart. i'm a pharmacist. sales associate. i manage produce. i work in logistics. there's more to walmart than you think. vo: opportunity. that's the real walmart. >>> if you've been suffering from back or shoulder problems lately, could be your cell phone or tablet's fault. >> you're probably not thinking about this, but there's a growing condition out there called i-posture and this is neither sexy nor cool. lesli foster found out doctors are reporting more and more people under age 30 are showing up on their doorsteps with some unfamiliar aches and pains. >> cell phones, tablets, laptops, everything you go people are glued to their devices. mobile electronic use has grown significantly over the past decade and so has the number of people suffering from back pain. >> people don't follow correct body mechanics and we see this often when people use the tablets and iphones. >> take a look. people are hunched over or have slouched posture while they use their tablets and mobile phones and this c
is to remove the barriers that students may see that impact their education in a negative way. >> danielle gill, wusa9. >> well, still to come, the issues congress will be dealing with over the next two days and weeks could take a big bite out of your wallet. topper? >> well, the high and low today we had a break in terms of temperatures. it's a harbinger of things to come. officially 57 was the high. 40 was the low. averages are now down to 50 and 36. i'll mention this again, sunset 4:46. that's as early as it sets and it won't change until december 12th. we'll come back and talk about a spring to winter forecast in a bit. >> but first, getting creative while trying to help people cross the street safely. >>> while we give you new information about being loud in fairfax county. the fairfax county board of supervisors unanimously passed an ordnance last night to let police ticket you if your party is too loud. that would be a misdemeanor offense and come with a fine of up to $500. >>> they are on pace to break the annual gun sales record and some of that credit goes to a pretty brisk business o
's relieved that he will be able to continue his education at florida state. >>> and in the nfl, two teams moving in dirchtd directions meet on thursday night. jacksonville, winners in three of their last four games, hosting houston, losers of ten straight. the jaguars used some trickery. ace sanders catching a lateral pass and throws it to jordan todman for a third quarter touchdown. the jags win, 27-20. >>> finally, nelson mandela once said sport has the power to change the world. as a young man, the human rights leader was an accomplishment amateur boxer. a year after his historic election as south africa's first president he lead his country to the world cup finally. he got to host the 2010 world cup. the first time it was ever held in africa. and he was known for inspiring athletes across generations. boxing legend muhammad ali had this to say. he was a man whose heart, soul, and spirit could not be contained or restrained by racial. >>> coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," worldwide reaction to the dealt of nelson mandela. i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morn
to a man who devoted his life to democracy, equality and education. >> nelson mandela will be remembered for many things. he will be certainly remembered for the way he led. his dignity, his extraordinary understanding, not just of how to bring democracy and freedom to his beloved south africa, but how important it was that he first brought freedom to himself. >> you may recall that there were a lot of disturbances after he came out and even after became president where some members of the black community did want to get even and it was mandela who once again stood up and said no, this is not the way to go. so i always see him as the george washington, the abraham lincoln and martin luther king of the people of south africa. >> i've been working for nelson mandela pretty much my whole life since i was 18. i did his first anti-apartheid gig. he made that incredible speech where he said the fight against extreme poverty is not the task of charity. it's an act of justice and that poverty like apartheid is not natural. it's manmade. >> here in the u.s. the south african ambassador announced
frustrated and give up. then a few months ago a friend suggested he see a professor of reading education here at oklahoma northeastern state university. >> he told me i was wasting my time. and i said, we'll just sit and chat a couple of times a week is that okay? >> toby says eventually their weekly talks gave way to flashcards. >> everything started clicking. he got pretty good at the sight words. but the real break through came in february when at the age of 89, ed grey read this book about george washington. >> it gave me goose bumps it still does. it still does. he read three more that week. though they were all just third grade level biographies each one had the same dramatic ending. >> did you ever think you'd read that? >> this has changed my whole life. i'm not the same guy i was when i started with toby i'm a different man now. >> today, ed is at a 6th grade level now can enjoy benefits literacy provides. most notably -- karaoke. ♪ we asked him to sing for us on this night but he does it all the time on his own. reading really has given him tremendous confidence which he hopes wil
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